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CFTC / SEC Hearing on Cryptocurrencies Mostly Bullish

I wasn't expecting that much open-mindedness from a government institution. The Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs met this morning to conduct a hearing entitled, Virtual Currencies: The Oversight Role of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The witnesses were Jay Clayton, Chairman of the U.S. Securities [...]

By | 2018-02-06T14:08:03+00:00 February 6th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

4 Blockchain Stocks to Consider and How They Perform vs. Holding Crypto

Holding large-cap cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have been very profitable long-term, but how does this compare to holding blockchain stocks?  And what are some of the top blockchain stocks to consider? As this new technology and the industry springing up around it grows, opportunities arise in multiple areas.  For example, we’ve recently seen how [...]

By | 2018-01-19T19:06:12+00:00 January 19th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

Cryptocurrency Developments So Far in 2018

The first two weeks of 2018 have been quite eventful for the cryptocurrency community.  There have been a great many developments in terms of the regulatory environment.  Also, a new scaling solution for the second biggest coin by market cap may be leading to its meteoric rise over the past year. Increased legislation and regulation [...]

By | 2018-01-14T16:29:20+00:00 January 14th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

The Connection Between Economic Crisis and Cryptocurrency

Out of all the mainstream hysteria about crypto that we have heard in 2017, one question of the utmost importance often goes unasked: why now, and what is happening to fiat currency? Bitcoin has existed since 2009.  There have been many ups and downs between then and now.  But nothing like what 2017 brought.  The [...]

By | 2017-12-23T14:39:28+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary, Predictions|

Cryptocurrencies Correct – Price Targets for Buying the Dip

Update: The initial support targets have been breached and the current correction is looking to test a 50% pullback from highs. Investor psychology is such that everyone wants to wait for a correction and then when it happens, they are too scared to buy. Remember to be greedy when others are fearful. The entire cryptocurrency [...]

By | 2017-12-22T07:29:01+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Gold vs. Crypto: A False Dichotomy

[image credit: Getrends.com] Gold vs crypto.  With some exceptions, most people who hold gold and other precious metals just cannot tolerate the idea of something that only exists in the digital realm being just as valuable, if not more valuable, than something physical. Many crypto enthusiasts hate gold.  With some exceptions, those who support [...]

By | 2017-12-21T14:23:23+00:00 December 20th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

The Infinite Potential of Blockchain Technology

Many people have now heard of bitcoin and cryptocurrency.  And many have heard the term “blockchain” thrown around.  But what is this new technology, and why is it such a big deal?  How does it work? What other uses for blockchain exist outside of facilitating financial transactions?  How does it make traditional banking obsolete? Blockchain [...]

By | 2017-12-12T17:06:22+00:00 December 12th, 2017|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

Why Have So Many Financial Experts Been Wrong About Bitcoin?

The bitcoin price has rocketed roughly 1,500% higher in 2017 to around $19,000, before correcting to the current price at $15,000. The #2 cryptocurrency by market cap, Ethereum, is up more than 5,000% year to date and many of the altcoins that we track have enjoyed similar gains. Cryptocurrencies have been one of the best-performing [...]

By | 2017-12-09T18:50:50+00:00 December 9th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Jason Hamlin Radio Interview with Kerry Lutz – Bitcoin, Gold and Cannabis

Jason Hamlin – Early Bitcoin Booster The following is a radio interview with Jason Hamlin joining Kerry Lutz of the Financial Survival Network. They discuss the investment potential of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, precious metals and cannabis stocks. Jason believes that precious metals and cryptocurrencies are complementary assets that work well together in any investment portfolio. [...]

By | 2017-11-30T01:40:33+00:00 November 30th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary, marijuana stocks|

Bitcoin’s Historic Growth to $10,000 and Bright Future Ahead

2017 has been an epic and historic year for bitcoin and the crypto community.  The total market cap of all coins combined has grown from a mere $18.3 billion in January 2017 to over $300 billion as we enter December of the same year.  The price of bitcoin reached a then-historic high of $1,000 on [...]

By | 2017-11-29T15:33:31+00:00 November 29th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|